Oct. 5, 2002
GAINESVILLE, FL - Florida Atlantic University continued its first tournament of the season at the Gator Fall Classic in Gainesville, FL on Saturday. Maria Aguirre-Gomez and Tania Rivera picked up a win in Flight A doubles quarterfinal action while Alena Dvorakova won both of her matches in the Flight A singles main back draw.
Aguirre-Gomez and Rivera defeated UM's Igna deVilliers and Abby Smith 8-6 to advance to Sunday's semifinal action in Flight A. In Flight B singles, Aguirre-Gomez defeated FSU's Meredith Fish 6-1, 1-6, 6-1 before dropping a two-setter to UCF's Ola Luczak in the semifinals.
In Flight A main back draw action, Alena Dvorakova, who fell in the second round of the main draw on Friday, rebounded with two victories on Saturday. Dvorakova defeated UM's Ewleina Skaza 6-1, 7-6 in the quarterfinals before getting past FSU's Christina Denny 6-2, 7-5 to advance to Sunday's back draw final.
FAU concludes play on Sunday.
Flight B Singles Semifinals
Ola Luczak (UCF) d. Maria Aguirre-Gomez (FAU) 6-3, 6-2.
Flight A Singles Main Back Draw Quarterfinals
Mei Ly (FIU) d. Karolina Rubickova (FAU) walkover.
Alena Dvorakova (FAU) d. Ewleina Skaza (UM) 6-1, 7-6.
Flight A Singles Main Back Draw Semifinals
Alena Dvorakova (FAU) d. Christina Denny (FSU) 6-2, 7-5.
Flight A Singles Consolation Quarterfinals
Brooke Cordell (FSU) d. Tania Rivera (FAU) 6-2, 3-6, 7-5.
Flight B Singles Consolation First Round
Stephanie Beaulieu (FAU) d. Jamie Larson (USF) 6-2, 6-3.
Courtney Jonson (FIU) d. Stephanie Oldock (FAU) 6-0, 7-5.
Flight B Singles Consolation Quarterfinals
Kim Packer (JU) d. Stephanie Beaulieu (FAU) 6-2, 6-2.
Flight A Doubles Quarterfinals
Aguirre-Gomez/Rivera (FAU) d. deVilliers/Smith (UM)8-6.
Flight A Doubles Consolation Quarterfinals
Luczak/Samara (UCF) d. Dvorakova/Roubickova (FAU) walkover.
Flight B Doubles Consolation Semifinals
Beaulieu/Burrow (FAU) d. Discordia/Jonson (FIU) walkover.